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antineutrino

[′an·tē·nü¦trē·nō]
(particle physics)
The antiparticle to the neutrino; it has zero mass, spin ½, and positive helicity; there are two antineutrinos, one associated with electrons and one with muons.
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For the measurement of anti-neutrinos it made in 2012, the Daya Bay collaboration has been named runner-up for breakthrough of the year from Science magazine.
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